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Posted 17th October tick off your Christmas gift list with these new releases.

‘The Christmas Present’ for all autobiography enthusiasts!
Finding My Virginity – The NEW Autobiography by Richard Branson
The follow-up to the 2 million-copy-selling autobiography Losing My
Virginity, documenting the incredible truth of the last twenty years in Sir
Richard Branson’s life. Read more…
For all Animal Kingdom enthusiasts
The Inner Life of Animals
Surprising Observations of a Hidden World by Peter Wohlleben. Read more…
Want the latest updates to our cycle trails then get this book!
The New Zealand Cycle Trails – Nga Haerenga by Jonathan Kennett
How to enjoy New Zealand’s cycle trail network, by a writer who knows them like the back of his hand. Read more…
The Perfect History of NZ Picture Book for 8 to 10 year olds
Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story by Gavin Bishop
Discover the story of New Zealand through this richly illustrated visual
history by award-winning illustrator Gavin Bishop. Read more…
More funny stories from best-selling Snake and Lizard
Helper and Helper by Joy Cowley and Gavin Bishop
More funny stories and wry observations with the bestselling Snake and
Lizard. Read more…
Dork diaries – Crush Catastrophe by Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki Maxwell, Queen of the Dorks, is back in the twelfth instalment of this bestselling series! Read more…
Scarface Claw, Hold Tight! By Lynley Dodd
Another rollicking picture book featuring the mighty Scarface Claw in the much-loved Hairy Maclary and Friends series. Read more…
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2017 school terms

Term 3 - 10 weeks
Start date

Monday 24 July

End date

Friday 29 September
(100 half days)


2 weeks
Saturday 30 September – Sunday 15 October

Term 4 - up to 10 weeks
Start date

Monday 16 October

End date

Primary, intermediate and special schools:
No later than Wednesday 20 December
(94 half days)*
Secondary and composite:

No later than Thursday 14 December
(86 half days)**